Physician Relations Manager
Under the general direction of the Senior Director of Growth and Development, the Physician Relations Manager will call on all regional physicians to explain hospital’s product lines in an attempt to promote market share. The Physician Relations Manager will provide the above services and communicate changes occurring at hospital. This position emphasizes sales objectives based on market assessments and physician needs, the maintenance of good account relationships and the development and implementation of innovative selling ideas and methodologies. This position has responsibilities to assist in strategically planning and implementing outreach efforts focusing on physicians, community groups and other potential referral sources through the hospital’s target market. Strong focus on developing hospital referral relationships with physicians in the service area, with the goal of maximizing referral and redirection opportunities for inpatient and outpatient services.
Physician Relations Manager is also responsible for setting up and staffing the Physician Engagement Group (PEG) meetings and activities. This position also coordinates all aspects of the Business Engagement Group (BEG). The Physician Relations Manager will manage all aspects of PRI, which includes soliciting feedback from peers, data entry in the program and assuring our dashboards are kept up to date. In addition, this position provides leadership by working cooperatively and effectively with physicians, ancillary staff and other administrative and support personnel in maintaining the standards of professional medical practice in the multidisciplinary clinical setting.
Degree/Licensure/Certification/Registration: High School Diploma/GED Required. Bachelors Degree in Healthcare Administration, Business Administration or equivalent education is preferred.
Experience Required: This position requires a thorough knowledge of regulatory requirements. The ability to assume responsibility and exercise authority is required. Interpretive skills, very frequent interactive and consultative associations, and managerial task are inherent in this position. The ability to retrieve, communicate or otherwise present information in a written, auditory or visual fashion is essential. Must be able to input and retrieve data from the computer. A professional demeanor and the ability to communicate effectively with patients, physicians and employees through the spoken word are required.
Special Skills & Qualifications:
Candidate should have a minimum of three to five years-related experience. Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills are required. Effective human relations skills are required for interfacing with team members, all levels of staff, physicians, patients, families and other contacts. Must possess the ability to effectively function in a stressful environment. Must possess the ability to use the following equipment; Telephone/Overhead Paging System/Fax Machine/Calculator/Computer.